The number of Korean game companies has dropped by 30 percent in the past few years. This could be related to the country’s sluggish economy, but according to a recent Korean report (via tipster Sang), the country’s gaming curfew law is the main culprit.
The same report (also via Sang) stated that the number of people employed in the Korean game industry dropped to 39,221 in 2014 from 52,466 in 2012. At one time, the Korean game industry was apparently responsible for 3 percent of all jobs created in the country. These days, sadly, it’s not.